UA jumper charged with shoplifting

Posted: June 12, 2014 at 2:32 p.m.

Arkansas freshman Clive Pullen competes in the triple jump during the third day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field West Preliminary Meet at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville.

Arkansas jumper Clive Pullen was arrested early Thursday and charged with shoplifting.

Pullen was booked into the Washington County jail at 1:17 a.m. Thursday and was released on a $565 bond at 3:27 a.m.

According to the arrest report, Pullen was arrested at the Wal-Mart Supercenter on Martin Luther King Blvd. in Fayetteville. He was caught and detained by the store's lost prevention for reportedly stealing fish and clothes.

Pullen is a freshman triple jumper from Kingston, Jamaica. He failed to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugune, Ore., where several Arkansas athletes are this week.